Furious 7 was a smash hit at the box office, allowing the late Paul Walker to go out on top. The film made $384 million worldwide, pulling in almost half of that in America alone: $143 million to take the top spot. The movie is on track to make one billion dollars by the end of its run.
The film received that kind of success due to its diversity; 75 percent of the Furious audience is non-white. The Hollywood Reporter says:
“The importance of diversity of the ensemble cast in the Fast and Furious franchise has been an integral part of the success of the brand,” said Rentrak box office analyst Paul Dergarabedian. “There is literally someone within the cast that is relatable on some level to nearly every moviegoer around the world, and this has paid big dividends at the box office and also in terms of how casting decisions will be made in the future for these types of large-scale action epics.”
Congratulations to Reggie Bush and his wife Lilit Avagyan. They are expecting their second child together, and badass Lilit isn’t taking it lightly. She’s sporting a baby bump and a mean one-two combination. She showed off her bump while doing some boxing:
Watch for the hook, Reggie.
According to the BBC, a spokesperson for Eon Productions confirmed that the actor had a “minor procedure” in New York while on a break in filming over Easter.
“During a scheduled break, Daniel Craig had arthroscopic surgery to repair his knee injury. He will rejoin production on April 22nd at Pinewood,” the spokesperson said.